Abortion rises as a pivotal issue for at-risk Senate Republicans

It did not take Sara Gideon long to leverage Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on abortion in her race against Senator Susan Collins.

A bartender wearing a face mask tends to customers in Jacksonville, Fla. on June 29, 2020. Organizers are finding that raising money to stage the Republican convention in Florida is a “tough sell” as donors wait and worry about the safety risks of the pandemic. (Malcolm Jackson/The New York Times)

How the Republican convention created money woes in two cities

In Jacksonville, fund-raisers are describing the process as the most difficult they have ever confronted: Florida has been setting daily records for new virus cases, freezing money as donors wait and worry about the safety risks of the pandemic.

‘PizzaGate’ conspiracy theory thrives anew in the TikTok era

Four minutes into a video that was posted on Instagram last month, Justin Bieber leaned in to the camera and adjusted the front of his black knit beanie. For some of his 130 million followers, it was a signal.

Trump rally has Tulsa on edge as thousands pack together for president

In coming to Tulsa, the president ignored pleas from local officials, shrugged off warnings from health advisers, and dismissed the grim historical symbolism of restarting his rowdy “Make America Great Again!” campaign rallies in a city where a white mob massacred hundreds of Black residents 99 years ago.

Republican Senator Joni Ernst was narrowly trailing her little-known Democratic challenger in a recent poll.

Joni Ernst and Donald Trump could both be in trouble in Iowa

Iowa was not on anyone’s bingo card of 2020 battlegrounds.

Track the candidates for president

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The 2020 presidential election is still a ways off, but you’re forgiven if you feel like election season is already upon us. Track the candidates here.

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